Elections


Two proposed amendments that voters will face deal with limiting the power of governors like Tom Wolf during disasters.
Get Out and Vote: All PA Voters Eligible to Vote on Statewide Ballot Questions

Primary ballots will include four questions, three of which propose amendments to the state’s constitution.

Dr. Valerie Arkoosh, the chairperson of the Montgomery County Board of Commissioners, plans to run for the state's open US Senate seat in 2022. (Courtesy of Montgomery County)
Montgomery County Commissioner Val Arkoosh to Run for US Senate in 2022

Arkoosh would be the first woman to represent Pennsylvania in the US Senate if she's elected.

A voter drops off their mail-in ballot prior to the primary election, in Willow Grove, Montgomery County, May 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
PA Republicans Are Waging a War on Voting. The For the People Act Could Be the Solution.

As the Republican-controlled Pennsylvania Legislature works to pass voter suppression laws, Democrats in Congress have one chance to stop the assault on voting rights.

Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., arrives for votes on President Joe Biden's cabinet nominees, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Pennsylvania Republicans Nearly Censure Toomey for Voting to Support Election Results

Pennsylvania's Republican Party expressed its disapproval of US Sen. Pat Toomey over his vote to convict Donald Trump during the former president’s second impeachment trial.

In this Nov. 5, 2020 file photo, the Supreme Court is seen in Washington.  The Supreme Court will take up challenges to controversial Trump administration policies affecting family-planning clinics and immigrants, even though the Biden administration has announced it is reviewing them. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Supreme Court Rejects Trump Election Challenge Cases

The handful of cases included two cases from Pennsylvania.

State representative Malcolm Kenyatta, a Black man, wears a gray suit and tie, and holds his right hand over his heart as he sings the National Anthem.
State Rep. Kenyatta to Run for US Senate in 2022

Kenyatta, the grandson of the late civil rights activist Muhammad I. Kenyatta, is the latest candidate to join what is likely to be a crowded race.

Kenelm Shirk III
Feds: Lebanon County Lawyer Threatened to Kill Senate Democrats

A Pennsylvania lawyer threatened to kill Democrats in the US Senate and was on his way to Washington, D.C., with firearms and a “large amount of ammunition” when he was stopped by state police.